Archive for February, 2011

Capital Area Michigan Works – Career Networking Group

Job Seekers Can Now Network Every Friday at 1:00 p.m.! The Career Networking Groups at Capital Area Michigan Works are shifting gears. For nearly a year there have been four separate groups: Science/Engineering, IT, Sales/Marketing, Business Administration. With so many of the groups’ initial participants securing employment, there simply isn’t the demand to continue offering […]

“Happiness Is A Moral Obligation,” By Dennis Prager

Today I’m in the mood to share one of my favorite articles of all time. It was written by Dennis Prager in February of 2007. Dennis is a radio host and columnist. This article is a piece I like to read regularly for perspective. In my opinion, he hit the nail on the head. It’s […]

What Settling Can Sound Like

Many job seekers realize the position of their dreams may not be an option for the foreseeable future. Though it’s great most are flexible and open to exploring other options, it can be tough convincing potential employers they’d be a good hire in a role too far removed from their ideal. Why? Too many sound […]

Choose Your News

This blog is a bit personal for me today. A friend of mine has a 3 year old son who has Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, a devastating cancer. This diagnosis came out of nowhere and has shocked all who know little Wyatt to the core. Because I’m human, I spent the first few hours combing through […]

High Scoring First Half

Many football teams agree the best way to ensure a victory is to put as many points on the board as possible in the first half. A strong start is always the ideal. Few want to rely on luck of a phenomenal 2nd half to get the job done. I have the same opinion of […]

Non-Essential Employees

Much of America is digging out from under the droppings of a massive snow storm. Michigan is no different. Many businesses and schools are closed. Reading through the list of closings, my attention is drawn to the organizations noting “non-essential employees need not report.” I’m sure the “non-essentials” are jumping for joy while the “essential” […]